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Research | 10 Feb 2015
Following the passing of the EU Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD) in February, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is now in the advanced stages of implementing this into the UK. It has recently issued a consultation on how it will approach the most complex aspect of the Directive: how it w...
01 Jul 2014
This session presented by Ray Boulger takes a look at the current housing market in the UK and some of the new products being introduced into the market. 
01 Jun 2013
Alan Downing looks at Equity Release, the most heavily regulated area of mortgages due to the FCA's wariness of the product. He will demonstrate the potential of this product and the requirements for attaining the qualification.
CII Library | Book | Published 2013
Retail mortgage lending - lending secured by a first or subsequent legal charge on residential property - is of great social and economic importance. Such lending underpinned the growth in home ownership in the post-war years and now additionally supports the buy-to-let market and a substantial a...
News items | 01 Aug 2012
Anyone seeking to better understand what happened in the US housing market is advised to read a new book by Dr Oonagh McDonald CBE, formerly of the Financial Services Authority, which deals with the key period from 1995 to 2008. This was a time when US politicians and regulators alike encou...
Legal digest | 01 Feb 2012
This case concerns the ability of a primary layer insurer to aggregate claims in order to minimise its exposure to an insured facing widespread claims, arising out of dishonest actions by one of its former partners in property transactions...
CII Library | Book | Published 2012
The new edition of Commercial Mortgage Loans and Mortgage-Backed Securitisation is the only title of its kind to bring together all the UK and European practice regarding CMBS transactions. It provides you with detailed coverage of the existing CMBS market post-credit crisis and the res...
News items | 01 Nov 2011
This survey of consumer attitudes to general insurance was commissioned by the CII and undertaken by Lamb Consulting and Illuminas. It looks at consumer levels of trust in the insurance industry, their perceptions of insurers and how they value insurance.    
News items | 01 Oct 2011
This document sets out the FSA's findings during their prudential review of firms' mortgage forbearance and impairment provisions processes and sets out the actions they want firms to take. The document includes good and poor practice guidance to help your firm comply with its responsibilitie...

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